bills

Where all those charges on your phone bill come from

Aug 18, 2014
A bunch of them are taxes - and a bunch are extra fees that just look like taxes.
Posted In: Taxes, cell phones, bills, hidden fees
Debt collections

1 in 3 Americans has past due debt

Jul 29, 2014
What what happens if your debt goes into collection?
Posted In: bad debt, collection, bills

Why don't more consumers use automatic bill pay?

Sep 19, 2013
When it comes to paying bills, we could all just automate and do everything online without even thinking about it. So why don’t we?
Posted In: bills

What's in the fine print? A spotlight on bill surcharges

Jan 11, 2013
Journalist David Cay Johnston, author of "The Fine Print: How Big Companies Use 'Plain English' To Rob You Blind," exposes how Americans are being nickle and dimed by little fees and surcharges on bills for everyday services.
Posted In: bills, fees

AT&T expands 'video bill' service

Dec 5, 2012
Video service aims to explain to customers where their money is going.
Posted In: ATT, AT&T, bills

Report: Four minute showers ideal for environment, wallet

Nov 23, 2011
A new report out by the company Unilever says that while showers use less water than baths, the costs of heating affect both your monthly bills, and the wider environment.
Posted In: shower, Environment, bills

DIY Energy Audit: Insulation

Jul 30, 2010
When I think of insulation, I think about the Pink Panther. (As a kid, those ads were awesome. But did they really get adults to buy the...
Posted In: bills, energy, energy audit, energy bill, insulation, marketplace money